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CSPAN
Sep 20, 2010 8:00pm EDT
afghanistan policy from stanley mcchrystal. after that, president obama campaigns for joe sestak in pennsylvania. and later, more about campaign fund-raising. >> the c-span video library is a great resource and to see what is happening in washington. find the events that were most watched and most shared. all free. the c-span library -- watch what you want when you want. >> now republican senator lindsey graham of south carolina on the afghanistan war and counterterrorism strategies. he just returned from afghanistan where he served as a legal adviser. this hour and have a discussion is from the american enterprise institute. >> ladies and gentlemen -- ladies and gentlemen, if i can ask you all to be seated and and your conversations, please. we would like to get started on time. it is not that i am not grateful that you are having a very nice time. good afternoon, everybody. welcome to the american enterprise institute. i am the vice-president for foreign and defense policy studies. thanks a for joining us today. we are very proud to have senator lindsey graham here today. he wi
PBS
Sep 3, 2010 8:30pm PDT
for the if in life. after all, we're metlife. guarantees for the if in life. >>> issue one, afghanistan exit strategy. >> there is substantial concern about our course in afghanistan. now ten years later, as we all pointed out, we are still there. i think we really have to begin sharpening our pencils as to what our objectives are, because the wealth of this country is not inturnable, nor are the casualties of our forces or the number fof people we have available. and somehow that thought ggoes on without there being some definition of metrics is unacceptable. the question +is, how do we end >> good question, senator. what's the exit strategy on afghanistan? 1,201 u.s. soldiers ve died in afghanistan over the last nine years. as of july so far in 2010 alone. >> question, does president obama have an exit strategy for afghanistan? pat buchanan? >> he does not. they are moving away from the mid 2011 deadline from the beginning of withdrawal of troops to show we are committed for a longer period of time. john, the problem is, we can't win the war with the forces we have in there. everybody knows it.
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
voluntary military, and as resources are dedicated to iraq, afghanistan themecame the forgotten war. and as we try to a guy with the performance of our commanders before general petraeus, i would say one thing -- they held it together with wire and duct tape. and now, for the first time, i believe we have the right amount of resources and the right strategy that could lead to success, and that is a very difficult for america to hea six or seven, eight years after the war started. all that time has gone by and, really, we are justeginning to get it right. i am sorry to tell you that, but i believe it. now, this new strategyhat involves do troops has a decent chance of succs, but the outcome by no means is certain. the parties are pretty solid about where we should go and how we should get there. our tea party friends have done the country all lot of good by focusing on our part of control spending in washington and the imbalance that we have at the federal level, that we have gone too far and we have overreached. but when we talk about foreign policy, i do not hear much coming from e
CSPAN
Sep 9, 2010 1:00pm EDT
. compared to what we have to deal with in a country that is broken in the case of an iraq or en afghanistan, this is a very small amount. i would underscore, as the president and secretary have, that this is a matter for the international community. there are a lot of countries to have recognized this challenge and shown their commitment with their pocketbooks. it is a difficult time, obviously for us. you could argue that our british friends are on a very difficult course of austerity, but they are maintaining their commitment to yemen and may be increasing it. there are regional actors who have very deep pockets to we continue to encourage to do what is necessary in yemen. whenever you get to the point where you have to use force, it gets a lot more expensive. that is the first thing. if there are many other options other than waiting until the point when you are on the verge of the terrorist attack, i am eager to hear those suggestions. we continue to work aggressively on all of the homeland security programs that restrict terrorist travel. that was one of the conclusions or one of the i
PBS
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm PDT
widest seasons on record in the taliban insurgents in afghanistan have reportedly objected to least 20 people, including two candidates london before the country's parliamentary elections but but in kabul, the president called on voters to go to the polls despite them try to disrupt the election. some 2500 candidates are competing for 249 seats in the country's parliament. election results are not expected until sometime in october. and we will have more on the afghan elections, including an interview with the german foreign minister, later on in this half-hour. each autumn, millions of people from around the world flocked to munich for the legendary octoberfest. this year, organizers are expecting even more people to attend. it is the two hundred anniversary of the beer festival the celebrations kicked off a day early this year with a huge party on friday. >> a brass band in traditional clothes, a parade, and of course, lots of beer. the oktoberfest is celebrating its routes this year. the munich may are married off three couples to symbolize the wedding of the crown prince of bavaria
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2010 2:00am EDT
been in afghanistan for eight years at this point. that is when young yahoo! is like me when over to defeat terror. nonetheless, what we thought about our conflict environment, and jeremy and the back and talk about this, when the if i asked military intelligence officers to tell me about the caliban in their area, i would get a good answer. i would give the most likely course of action. these are all the questions that a good military intelligence officer can answer. the least assuring thing that you will hear in combat is, "i'm a social scientist, and i am here to help. if i asked a different question, if i said that i think that maybe the predatory nature of the afghan government itself is a greater threat to success than anything that the taliban does or says. who runs the water in this area? who are the local power brokers? who are they related to? what are their business interests? true to have lunch with, yesterday. we are really good in these kinds of conflict in varmints, but not so much of the right actors. if you switch things around, you assume that what the host natio
FOX
Aug 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
10th year of combat in afghanistan, there are those who are asking tough questions about our mission. we must never lose sight of what we face. as we speak, al qaeda continues to plot against us. they are on the border of pakistan and afghanistan. we will disrupt, dismantle, and the ft al qaeda and preventing afghanistan reform serving as a base for terrorists. we are able to apply the resources necessary to go on the offense. over the last 19 months, nearly a dozen al qaeda leaders and hundreds of their extremist allies have been killed or captured around the world. within afghanistan, i have ordered the deployment of additional troops, who, under the command of general petraeus, are fighting to break the taliban's momentum. as with a surge in iraq, these forces will be in place for a limited time to provide space for the afghan people to build their capacity and secure their own future. but, as was the case in iraq, we cannot do for them what they must ultimately do for themselves. that is why we are training the afghan security forces and supporting a political resolution to afgha
FOX News
Aug 31, 2010 10:00pm EDT
is the -- is supporting the surge in afghanistan and has told the american people how effective that is and should be and will be even though he opposed the surge we he was a candidate. he's going to get hit at least for that inconsistency, maybe it is not, i don't know. >> i hope he's learned that what president bush and senator mccain pushed in iraq and he opposed worked. i'm glad he's trying to do something similar in afghanistan. i give him credit for adjusting and changing. >> greta: let me ask you about the speech. some things i wondered if they were simply political. at one point he's talking about the timeline in afghanistan. he says and next july we will begin a transition to afghan responsibility. he goes on later to say, but make no mistake this transition will begin because open-ended war serves near our interest nor the afghan people. of course that's popular with much of his base electing him. i guess to throw into the mix let me give you some sound of what general conway has said about the idea of talking about timelines. >> probably giving our enemy us is . he may be saying in fac
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2010 11:00pm EDT
moments, her form of torture was in a broader issues with comments from self carolina's afghanistan paulson, president obama campaigns for the democratic senate, sestak. >> of washington journal tomorrow morning, the president of the national small-business assertion addition, told the court will recall about the small business blow >> 48 hours of people and events telling america's story. eyewitness accounts of events that shaped our nation. visit museums, historical sites and college campuses as taught history professors and leading historians still into america's past. that is on c-span3. >> now, republican senator lindsay gramm of south carolina on the afghanistan war and counterterrorism strategy. he is a colonel in the air force reserves and just returned from afghanistan where he served as legal advisor. this 1.5 our discussion is from the american enterprise institute. >> -- >> ladies and gentlemen -- ladies and gentlemen, if i can ask you all to be seated and end your conversations, please. we would like to get started on time. it is not that i am not grateful that you are
FOX News
Aug 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
ahead in afghanistan. coming up right after the speech a special o'reilly factor. here is bill with a preview. bill? >> bill: bret, after the president speaks tonight we have our barack and hard place duo colmes and crowley analyze what he said and the political implications of his remarks. also colonel david hunt and lt. colonel ralph peters on the military situation right now in iraq. is it getting worse? could the terrorists still win? that, plus the usual factor chaos with john stossel, lis wiehl and kimberly guilfoyle coming up when you bret decide to hand it back to me. >> bret: it won't be long. major thoughts on this speech. >> five troops offering veterans assistance for whatever they may need. tough talk about the work in afghanistan. unfinished business in iraq including formation of a unity government and urgent call for action on the u.s. economy. this latter, bret, a response to pleas from democrats the president identify with america's economic anxiety. >> bret: now to president obama from the oval office behind the same desk that president bush sat behind to ann
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 4:00am EDT
to outline where the war goes from here and what lies ahead in afghanistan. coming up right after the speech a special o'reilly factor. here is bill with a preview. bill? >> bill: bret, after the president speaks tonight we have our barack and hard place duo colmes and crowley analyze what he said and the political implications of his remarks. also colonel david hunt and lt. colonel ralph peters on the military situation right now in iraq. is it getting worse? could the terrorists still win? that, plus the usual factor chaos with john stossel, lis wiehl and kimberly guilfoyle coming up when you bret decide to hand it back to me. >> bret: it won't be long. major thoughts on this speech. >> five troops offering veterans assistance for whatever they may need. tough talk about the work in afghanistan. unfinished business in iraq including formation of a unity government and urgent call for action on the u.s. economy. this latter, bret, a response to pleas from democrats the president identify with america's economic anxiety. >> bret: now to president obama from the oval office behind the same de
MSNBC
Sep 8, 2010 1:00pm EDT
for afghanistan. >>> in a league of his own, nfl star goes back to his childhood home to help one of the poorest countries in the world. it is a story you have to see to believe. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell live in new york today. the pastor of a tiny church in florida could be in sighting a holy war against the islamic world if he sticks to his plan to burn korans on 9/11. >> i am definitely a radical but not in that sense. i am not promoting the changing of the constitution. i am not promoting the killing of Ƨpeople. i am radical in the sense that i believe the bible to be the word of god. i believe jesus christ is the only way to salvation, to forgiveness. >> a short time ago a 9/11 families group issued a statement calling jones' plan unacceptable and, quote, abhorrent" and an as a result to victims of 9/11 and the many brave individuals who have risen in the defense of our nation. rachel maddow joining us. the emotion behind this and foreign policy issues are enormous. we've had hillary clinton and this from general petraeus. let's watch. >> we're concerned that the images from the
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 1:00am EDT
in afghanistan and sees -- and has told the american people how effective that is and should be and will be, even though he opposed the surge when he was a chandidate in iraq. and he will be hit for that inconsistency -- or maybe it's not inconsistent. i don't know. >> i hope he has learned what president bush and senator mccain pushed in iscprak he opposed, worked and i am glad he is trying to do something similar. i give him credit for adjusting and changing. >> all right. let me ask you about the speech. there are some things that i wondered if they were political. at one point the's talking about the timeline in afghanistan. and he said, and next july, we will begin a transition to afghan responsibility. and he goes on later to say, but make no mistake, this transition will begin because open-ended war serves neither our interests or nor the afghan's people. and of course, that's very popular with his base electing him and to throw into the mix, let me give you the sound of general conway has said about the idea of talking about timelines. >> probably giving our enemy susteinance. he may be s
CNN
Aug 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
to applaud you with this speech but they're so angry about afghanistan they're not even listening. >> this is a president who doubled down on afghanistan and it is his war. iraq is the war he's getting out of. >> the white house says this speech will run about 15 minutes long. the president of the united states only the second time he has addressed the american people from the oval office. cnn's coverage continues right now. >>> i'm wolf blitzer in washington. we want to welcome our viewers here in the united states and around the world. just a little while ago combat missions in iraq ended for the united states. we're only a minute or so away from president obama's addressing the country from the oval office. we have reporters standing by around the globe. joining us now from new york cnn's anderson cooper. anderson? >> wolf, here with me to watch president obama's address and discuss it is reporters overseas, and our own dr. sanjay gupta in pakistan tonight but has been to iraq numerous times. a critical moment for the president. what happens in iraq and afghanistan, iran and th
CNN
Sep 4, 2010 6:00pm EDT
or did they suddenly just say it's over? >> they asked me to come back to afghanistan to join the ministry of foreign affairs and my tour of duty would be over september 22nd. >> they just told you that. let me read to you, karzai has made a series of hasty firings in the past few months. last week he snis ed a deputy attorney general who had been involved in corruption investigations of government officials. in june, karzai abruptly fired the interior minister hanif atmar and intelligence chief amrullah saleh. some intelligent officials are saying president karzai seems to be behaving somewhat bizarre right now and are surprised by what he is doing. >> i report to the ministry of foreign affairs. the authority of rule actually is in charge of appointment and removal of the ambassador is the ministry of foreign affairs. as far as the other dismissal of some very, very qualified officials in afghanistan, i really cannot comment. it was a different situation, different condition. but, as i mentioned, i had the privilege, actually, of serving afghanistan, being the face of a new
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2010 12:30pm EDT
administration into guantanamo and afghanistan and so forth. we are the national constitution center. it would be foolish to pretend there are not many americans to disagree with you about whether you secured the constitution. many people believe you failed in protecting the constitution. given the strong feelings and importance of the issues, i wonder if any of you would tell us whether you would be willing to testify before the truth commission if one is created to get a full and complete airing of all of these issues so that all of the american people can hear your answers. [applause] if you have objections, why would you object? >> let me first say thank you. i appreciate the spirit in which the comment is offered. realize there are strong differences of opinions within the legal academy and with americans. some believe too little was done. some believe too much was done. the division tends to be along political lines, but not entirely. as to whether or not this is the proper subject for investigation, it has been investigated by congress. many different decisions have been analyzed by con
FOX
Aug 31, 2010 10:15pm EDT
. >> reporter: militarily, the focus now shifts to afghanistan, where us forces are scheduled to leave at the end of next year. >> because of our draw down in iraq, we are now able to apply the resources necessary to go on offense. >> reporter: and here at home, the president says the economy suffered in part because of the war effort, and now needs to be the prime focus. >> we've now done what's necessary to shore up the foundation of our own prosperity. we've spent a trillion dollars at war, financed by borrowing from overseas. >> reporter: but did the united states win the war in iraq? on that, the president seems ready to let history be the judge. >> in an age without surrender ceremonies, we must have victory through the success -- >> we heard the president say there that ultimately, the victory will be decided in the future, while the end of the combat operation in iraq is clearly a major mile stone thshgs in no way means us troops are leaving the country. some 50,000 troops are still in iraq tonight. although they have taken on a new role of training the iraqi army, as well as t
ABC
Aug 31, 2010 5:00pm PDT
in afghanistan, there are those who understandably are asking tough questions about our mission there. but we must never lose sight of what's at stake. as we speak, al qaeda continues to plot against us. and its leadership remains anchored in the border regions of afghanistan and pakistan. we will disrupt, dismantle and defeat al qaeda. while preventing afghanistan from again serving as a base for terrorists. and because of our draw-down in iraq, we are now able to apply the resources necessary to go on offense. in fact, over the last 19 months, nearly a dozen al qaeda leaders and hundreds of al qaeda's extremist allies have been killed or captured around the world. within afghanistan, i've ordered the deployment of additional troops who, under the command of general david petraeus, are fighting to break the taliban's momentum. as with the surge in iraq, these forces will be in place for a limited time to provide space for the afghans to build their capacity and secure their own future. but, as was the case in iraq, we can't do for afghans what they must ultimately do for themselves. that's w
CNN
Aug 31, 2010 9:00pm EDT
, there is greater uncertainty in afghanistan right now. u.s. officials are deeply worried about the afghan president, hamid karzai. that's it for our special coverage this hour. we'll have a lot more cnn's coverage of the president's historic speech continues right now. >> larry: tonight the u.s. combat mission in iraq is officially over. >> this milestone should serve as a reminder to all americans that the future is ours to share. >> larry: 7 1/2 years of battle, 4,400 american troops among thousands of dead. >> like all americans, i am awed by their sacrifice and by the sacrifices of their families. >> larry: was it worth it? now a change of mission. what happens next? what does it mean for the united states and the world next on "larry king live." in a couple moments we'll check in with david axelrod, senior adviser to the president. he's at the white house. first let's get reaction to the address from those in iraq. cnn pentagon correspondent chris lawrence is at camp victory and cnn's arwa damon who is in baghdad. chris, 50,000 troops are still there. what is their role? >> reporter: larry, th
CNN
Sep 1, 2010 12:00am EDT
and he did feel that we should be focused on al qaeda in afghanistan but the war came and now the war is ending in the appropriate way with a transfer of authority to a trained up iraqi security force and so i think he's gratified that day has come. >> larry: should the wives and families of the 50,000 remaining be nervous? >> well, look, i think anytime -- anytime your loved one is away and overseas serving the country, there's a nervousness associated with that but, look, we believe the iraqi security forces are ready to accept this responsibility. we believe that the political accommodations will be made. we had a good election in iraq. the political process is moving on. we believe that this is moving in the right direction and that our forces will be able to leave the end of next year to a secure -- a very secure situation. obviously there's still a potential for violence in iraq. you see that violence is way down from where it was, way, way down. but there's always that potential. you have to be vigilant about it. >> larry: david, we've spoken often over the years. you're at the
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 2:30pm PDT
to international standards. >> deeply divided over afghanistan, the new book that is embarrassing president obama. welcome to bbc world news. coming up later for you, 30 years from the start of the iran of rock war, we look back at the -- iran -- iran and iraq war, we look back at the bloody generation. are the issues that you wear footing you in danger on the open road -- are the issues -- are the shoes that you wear putting you in danger on the open road? negotiators from six countries are arguing with each other at a major conference in moscow. the scramble has come center stage. the arctic holds vast untapped fields of oil and gas, becoming more accessible as global warming melts more and more arctic ice. russia is claiming almost half of a million square miles of extra territory. several others have staked a claim. the moscow conference is intended to build cooperation but the competition is so fierce, some people fear another cold war. >> a record breaking voyage through the shrinking size of the arctic sea. this, the largest oil tanker to be taken to the northeast package -- to be taken to
WETA
Aug 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
and the continuing war against al qaeda in afghanistan. as always, shields and brooks will be watching with us tonight. that's syndicated columnist mark shields, "new york times" columnist david brooks. going in, mark, it's "i kept my promise, mr. and ms. america," right? that's going to be one of his themes about iraq. >> right. a campaign promise that he would have american troops out by the first of september. he meets that promise tonight. at least in literal terms. i mean there's 50,000 american troops to 7,000 security private contractors. a large national security apparatus from the state department. but as far as formal combat operations he can say they're ending. >> lehrer: but it's a tough row he's got to follow, isn't it,? terms of what kind of credit he takes for himself and how he explains this. >> was it a good war? was it a bad war? did we win? did we lose? to what extent do we balance those two? are we stay ing there to continue, withdrawing coming home? focusing at home or abroad? a lot of ambivalences. >> lehrer: here now is the president. >> good evening. i'd like to talk to
FOX
Aug 31, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. and their members continue in afghanistan and pakistan. we will dismantle al-qaida. because of our draw down in iraq we are now able to apply the resources necessary to go on offense. in fact, over the last 19 months, nearly one dozen al- qaida leaders and hundredens of al-qaida's extremist allies have been killed or captured throughout the world. within afghanistan, i've ordered the deployment of additional troops who under the command of general petraeus are fighting to break the taliban. they will provide space for the afghans to secure their own future. but as was the case in iraq. we can't do for afghans what they must ultimately do for themselves. that's why we're training afghan security forces and supporting a political resolution to afghanistan's problems. next august we will begin a transition to afghan responsibility. the pace of our troop reductions will be determined by conditions on the ground. and our support for afghanistan will endure. but make no mistake, this transition will begin because open ended war serves neither our interest nor the afghan people. indeed one of the lessons o
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2010 8:00pm EDT
yesterday. the general on the ground in afghanistan speaks. why aren't the right wing politicians listening to him and echoing his concern? the silence of the republicans. silver lining among registered voters, the generic house seat. republicans 47, democrats 45. the task for the dems how to inspire registered voters to become likely voters. amid reports of a rahm emanuel run for mayor of chicago, and a new chief of staff in the white house, the president steps it up. >> if i said the sky was blue, they'd say no. if i said, fish live in the sea, they'd say no. they just think it's better to score political points before an election than to solve problems. >> that was an error if i said that. the governor of arizona finally admits there are not decapitated torsos dotting her state's landscape. but she can't be sure she said there were. >> oh, our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert either buried or just lying out there that have been beheaded. >> what about the headless bodies? >> worsts. why are rupert murdoch and kim jong-il in business together? and the tragedy of he
MSNBC
Sep 22, 2010 1:00pm EDT
here. white house officials say the infighting over the afghanistan war strategy were well-known at the time but "obama's wars" portrays a more intense struggle than previously known. it reports at one point when the kent gone came back and again asked for more troops to implement the strategy the president erupted and said "i'm done doing this. we all agreed on a plan and all going to stick to that plan. i haven't agreed to anything beyond that." he then tried to ensure that the pentagon did not reinterpret his decision by dictating a six-page single-spaced terms sheet explicitly laying out his troop order and objectives and that classified document is even included in the book's appendix. woodward has it all. nbc's mike viqueira is outside the white house. we covered all of this, knew it was a long internal struggle. >> reporter: right. >> they said so at the time but this indicates a lot of frictions and frictions that might have implications for what goes on going forward. >> reporter: you're absolutely right, and a lot of people turned this palace intrigue during that
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2010 10:00am EDT
core budget is less than a billion pounds. we're probably spending this year in afghanistan 5 billion pounds. there are couple of questions to come out of this. one of them is the effect on staff, morale. the second is the effects on your embassy, because there are two ways in which the cuts hit the most. one of them is that an office of losing allowances they feel that education packages are under threat. that will affect morale of the staff. the second is in the fight over where the money goes, the danger is -- washington is that the matter more than anywhere else. this is very difficult to reopen again once it opens. >> this country, i think, it's good valugets good value. these are the spending cuts i have talked about and have really intensified. we had 261 missions in total. i would say we have a little over half the budget of france to maintain almost the same number of missions. to put it in stock, the entire spending of the foreign office is less than the spending of the council. this country does it pretty good value for money overseas operations. to link this question with
ABC
Sep 27, 2010 11:35pm PDT
the afghanistan war. diane sawyer goes head to head with the author. >>> plus -- caught on tape, young u.s. soldiers make shocking admissions of atrocities, abuse and general lawlessness inside their combat unit in afghanistan. we bring you the video in a n investigation. >>> and top shelf -- you voted online to find the country's best local chef and tonight we can finally unveil the winner of our people's "plate list." . >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. we begin tonight with politics and the story of what went on behind closed doors at the white house as president obama and his advisers looked for a resolution to the war in afghanistan. what was ultimately presented to the public was, according to "the washington post," bob woodward, a patchwork compromise that required more than a little aggressive arm-twisting by the president himself. tonight, diane sawyer has the exclusive interview with bob woodward. >> reporter: the book is filled with big personalities and big debates. there's vice president joe biden showing up unannounced early one morning as the president comes down the
PBS
Sep 9, 2010 2:30pm PDT
for you, a new band of brothers as the u.s. troops surge in afghanistan peaks. those in the final deployment talk of their hopes and fears. r weast -- are we finally saying goodbye to the super-skinny model? hello to you. american citizens are being warned by the government to avoid a controversy. a church in florida plans to publicly burned the koran. there's a risk of terrorist response. the burning is planned to commemorate the september 11 attacks. president obama called it a stunt that would be a recruitment bonanza for al qaeda. indonesia's's president says images of the koran in flames could threaten world peace and damage relations between islam and the west. in india, and where the population of 130 million muslims, said such a and outrage should be prevented. it would inflame sentiments among muslims throughout the world and cause irreparable damage. noriega maliki -- nouri al maliki has responded. >> the plans of just one man in america have already provoked demonstrations. contactors burn an american flag to show how much they object to terry jones' plan to burn the ko
SFGTV2
Sep 9, 2010 11:30am PDT
'll ask you today. how many of you are aware of the fact in afghanistan today, there's 5 point 2 million children going to school and 1 point 8 million of those are female and in 2000 there was only 8 hundred 6,000 kids in school. how many of you know that fact? one, two, you? so that makes my total now - i've counted 21 people in america. to me that's single most incredible inspiring news to come out of that country. that alone is justification for the sacrifice and cost and the investment in that country and nobody in america is aware of that. the media, government, the people. to me that news should be broadcast from every mountain top in this publication called hope we write about that. go and tell people there's some really good things happening and it's related to employ kabs and the number of kids in afghanistan it's gone up six fold since 2000. unfortunately there's other forces at work. in the last year the taliban have bombed more than 400 mostly girls schools and it's travesty. what's amazing if you go back, they've been written off the government records and not getting fundi
NBC
Aug 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
as president have been as commander in chief. he'll lay out the work ahead in iraq, afghanistan, and also the economy. brian. >> there's been some debate as there always is about telegraphing u.s. pull-out. here now is the president. >> good evening. tonight i'd like to talk to you about the end of our combat mission in iraq. the ongoing security challenges we face, and the need to rebuild our nation here at home. i know this historic moment comes at a time of great uncertainty for many americans. we've now been through nearly a decade of war. we've endured a long and painful recession. sometimes in the midst of these storms the future that we're trying to build for our nation, a future of lasting peace and long-term prosperity, may seem beyond our reach. this milestone should serve as a reminder to all americans that the future is ours to shape. if we move forward with confidence and commitment. it should also serve as a message to the world that the united states of america intends to sustain and strengthen our leadership in this young century. from this desk seven and a half years ago
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